Parameters Ruby Python
Creation Created by Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto in 1995 Created by Guido van Rossum in 1991
Language Type An object-oriented language An interpreted language
Developing Environment It supports multiple IDEs It only supports EclipseIDE
TIOBE Rating (as of June 2024) 18th position 1st position
Mixins Developers can use Mixins Mixins can’t be used
Web Frameworks Ruby on Rails and Sinatra Flask and Django
Libraries It has a smaller set of libraries available than Python It has an extensive ecosystem of libraries.
Syntax Elegant syntax with more stable versions and fewer updates More human-readable and clear syntax makes it easy to understand for newbie programmers
Code reusability It offers reusable codes as modules Better code reusability with automatic dependency resolution.
Learning Curve A little difficult to learn due to metaprogramming Easy to learn for newbies as compared to other languages
Performance Slightly slower than Python High-level performance
Community A little less extensive community, mainly focused on web An extensive, growing community
Used for Web development, system administration, prototyping, data processing, and testing tools Python can be used more significantly for web development, AI/ML solutions, automation and scripting, data science, data analysis, and game development
Renowned companies using the technology Apple, Airbnb, Shopify, GitHub, Twitter, and ZenDesk Google, Facebook, DropBox, Yahoo, and YouTube